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By the numbers

90 minutes

The time limit, per weekday, that children under the age of 18 may play video games in China under new governmental regulations. The rules also set a 10 p.m. gaming curfew for youngsters.


The number of lung injuries in the United States linked to vaping as of Nov. 13, according to health officials. An investigation is focused on vitamin E acetate and bootleg vaping products containing THC.

35,000 square feet 

The floor space of Starbucks’ new five-level store in downtown Chicago, the largest Starbucks coffee shop in the world.


The share of U.S. adults ages 18 to 44 who have ever cohabited with a romantic partner. Only 50 percent of Americans in that age bracket have ever married, according to Pew Research Center.

$38.4 billion

The sales recorded in a 24-hour period by Chinese e-commerce website Alibaba during the Nov. 11 Chinese shopping event known as “Singles’ Day.”